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National Daily Weather Summary

Records set | Charts | Cities | Hottest | Coldest | Rain, sun & wind | Downpours & gales
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Noteworthy weather today
significant newsworthy major

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Prs Ext Rec Not War Rdr Cht Rfl Rec


Records set or equalled today

These records are based on data received as at 2042 EST on 02/08/2009. Help in interpreting these statistics and information on quality control is here.

District Site Today Previous monthly record Previous all time record
if equalled or broken
Comments
Reading Reading Date Years Reading Date Years
Lowest minimum temperature

SA

W Agricultural

018195

MINNIPA DPI

0.4

0.6

17/08/2002

13

1 Y

TAS

N Coast

091291

SHEFFIELD SCHOOL FARM

-2.1

-1.4

16/08/1998

12

1 Y

Lowest maximum temperature

NSW

Sydney--west

067108

BADGERYS CREEK AWS

11.8

12.1

27/08/2001

13

1 Y

NSW

Sydney--east

067117

HOLSWORTHY CONTROL RANGE

12.2

12.9

03/08/2007

11

1 Y

NSW

Sydney--west

067119

HORSLEY PARK EQUESTRIAN CENTRE AWS

11.9

11.9

27/08/2001

11

1 Y Equal to record.

NSW

Illawarra

068192

CAMDEN AIRPORT AWS

11.2

12.0

04/08/1986

32

1 Y

NSW

Illawarra

068228

BELLAMBI AWS

11.7

12.7

11/08/2005

12

12.2

19/07/2004

12

1 Y

NSW

SW Slopes N

073032

QUANDIALLA POST OFFICE

7.8

7.8

11/08/2008

40

1 Y Equal to record. Previous record set earlier this month.

NSW

SW Slopes N

073054

WYALONG POST OFFICE

8.5

8.6

11/08/2008

44

1 Y Previous record set earlier this month.

VIC

E Gippsland

084144

MOUNT NOWA NOWA

6.7

7.5

12/08/1998

13

1 Y

VIC

W Gippsland

085296

MOUNT MOORNAPA

5.2

5.9

18/08/2003

14

1 Y

Highest daily average wind speed - anemometer above 3m (km/h)

WA

E Pilbara

004032

PORT HEDLAND AIRPORT

30.5

27.1

30/08/2004

14

1 Y

QLD

Gulf Country

029127

MOUNT ISA AERO

26.2

25.5

23/08/2003

12

1 Y


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Summary of observations

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**S** and **W** precede data flagged by the Bureau as suspicious or wrong
Data is as received at 02:59EST, 15/05/2012.

Major centres
Max
° C
+/- norm
° C
Min
° C
+/- norm
° C
Grass Min
° C
Rain to 9am mm Evaporation to 9am mm Sunshine hours Wind Run to 9am km (24-hour average km/h) Maximum Gust km/h / hour of occurrence
GERALDTON AIRPORT 21.9 +1.9 8.2 -0.7 4.0 0.0 5.1 -- 555 (23.1) 52/07
PERTH AIRPORT 18.6 +0.2 6.4 -1.6 1.0 0.0 3.0 10.5 572 (23.8) 46/00
ALBANY AIRPORT 15.4 -0.7 7.2 -0.3 3.7 0.0 2.6 10.1 439 (18.3) 37/12
BUNBURY 17.6 +0.3 2.4 -5.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 291 (12.1) 39/10
MANDURAH 19.0 -- 6.9 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 331 (13.8) 43/10
DARWIN AIRPORT 34.7 +3.4 19.4 -1.0 18.6 0.0 6.6 10.1 295 (12.3) 52/10
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 14.4 -8.2 5.0 -1.0 3.0 0.0 8.0 10.6 503 (21.0) 46/13
WHYALLA AERO 13.5 -5.0 6.3 +0.4 -- 6.8 5.2 -- 594 (24.8) 44/03
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 12.7 -4.0 3.3 -4.9 2.2 2.0 1.6 8.0 241 (10.0) 37/14
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 12.2 -1.9 2.6 -2.9 0.4 6.6 2.0 8.8 481 (20.0) 46/01
MOUNT ISA AERO 20.0 -7.3 11.4 +1.1 10.1 0.0 11.2 10.6 628 (26.2) 59/03
CAIRNS AERO 27.9 +1.3 20.9 +3.5 20.1 0.0 6.0 0.9 465 (19.4) 35/09
TOWNSVILLE AERO 27.4 +1.4 18.1 +3.4 -- 0.0 4.4 6.3 250 (10.4) --
MACKAY M.O 26.4 +3.9 15.9 +1.9 -- 0.0 -- 7.0 273 (11.4) 31/16
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 29.2 +4.4 14.6 +4.0 13.4 0.0 4.0 -- 168 ( 7.0) 34/15
BUNDABERG AERO 25.3 +2.0 14.9 +4.0 -- 0.1 3.9 -- 191 ( 8.0) 44/12
NAMBOUR DPI 26.0 +3.5 14.0 +6.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
COOLANGATTA 23.3 +2.0 12.3 +1.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 197 ( 8.2) 35/15
BRISBANE AERO 23.5 +1.7 11.6 +2.0 7.5 0.0 1.8 7.9 207 ( 8.6) 50/23
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 19.3 +0.6 11.4 +3.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 398 (16.6) 59/15
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 16.6 -1.3 9.0 +3.2 6.7 7.0 4.0 -- 273 (11.4) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 19.9 +0.1 11.5 +3.3 5.8 0.0 3.2 4.4 526 (21.9) 50/06
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 17.6 -2.6 6.9 +0.2 -- 3.0 -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 15.9 -2.7 9.8 +3.0 7.9 6.8 3.6 3.2 263 (11.0) 57/16
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 14.3 -4.7 8.4 +3.1 -- 12.6 -- -- 109 ( 4.5) 30/23
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 9.5 -1.5 3.3 +1.2 -0.6 0.0 3.2 6.1 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 12.9 -4.6 6.2 +2.8 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 12.3 -6.0 10.5 +2.4 6.5 15.6 3.4 0.0 406 (16.9) --
RICHMOND RAAF 13.6 -6.2 6.5 +2.1 -- 1.2 -- -- 163 ( 6.8) 35/15
BELLAMBI AWS 11.7 -6.3 10.6 +0.1 -- 2.6 -- -- 301 (12.5) 50/20
CANBERRA AIRPORT 12.2 -0.8 -0.6 -1.6 -4.2 0.0 2.6 7.0 285 (11.9) 59/22
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 10.0 -4.5 5.1 +1.5 4.3 0.0 1.0 1.5 145 ( 6.0) 39/11
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 14.8 -0.2 6.7 +2.9 -- 0.2 -- -- 247 (10.3) 39/04
MILDURA AIRPORT 13.4 -3.8 2.7 -2.5 1.2 3.2 3.0 9.4 -- 44/13
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 12.5 -2.2 3.4 -0.5 -- 1.6 2.0 -- 371 (15.5) 50/13
BENDIGO AIRPORT 11.1 -3.2 1.0 -1.5 -- 0.4 -- -- 288 (12.0) 52/12
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 12.8 -2.2 5.9 -0.8 2.4 14.0 0.4 -- 94 ( 3.9) 18/10
GEELONG AIRPORT 11.2 -3.8 4.2 -1.7 -- 5.2 -- -- 375 (15.6) 46/04
BALLARAT AERODROME 9.1 -2.3 0.5 -3.2 -- 5.6 -- -- 408 (17.0) 52/12
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 12.7 -1.0 -0.6 -4.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 238 ( 9.9) 24/12
HOBART AIRPORT 11.6 -1.9 1.6 -3.1 -0.7 0.8 2.2 9.5 402 (16.8) 31/23
Max
° C
+/- norm
° C
Min
° C
+/- norm
° C
Grass Min
° C
Rain to 9am mm Evaporation to 9am mm Sunshine hours Wind Run to 9am km Maximum Gust km/h / hour of occurrence
Hottest
Highest maximum temperature>Greatest variation above normal maximum Highest minimum temperatureGreatest variation above normal minimum

35.4 MIDDLE POINT AWS N Rivers NT
35.0 DUM IN MIRRIE AWS N Rivers NT
34.7 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
34.4 PIRLANGIMPI N Rivers NT
34.2 BATCHELOR AERO N Rivers NT
34.2 PORT KEATS AERO N Rivers NT

+4.6 : 24.7 YAMBA PILOT STATION North Coast NSW
+4.5 : 35.0 DUM IN MIRRIE AWS N Rivers NT
+4.4 : 29.2 ROCKHAMPTON AERO Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
+4.4 : 25.6 EVANS HEAD RAAF BOMBING RANGE AWS North Coast NSW
+4.2 : 27.1 CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA

26.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
24.5 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
24.4 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
24.2 WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
23.6 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD

+9.1 : 12.7 OAKEY AERO Darling Downs E QLD
+8.1 : 12.5 INJUNE POST OFFICE Maranoa QLD
+7.6 : 22.1 PALMERVILLE S Peninsula QLD
+7.6 : 14.1 TAROOM POST OFFICE Central Highlands QLD
+7.5 : 12.0 TEXAS POST OFFICE Darling Downs E QLD

Coldest
Lowest maximum temperatureGreatest variation below normal maximum Lowest minimum temperatureGreatest variation below normal minimum

-3.9 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-3.4 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-3.1 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
-2.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
-1.2 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC

-9.1 : 17.0 BEDOURIE POLICE STATION Channel Country QLD
-9.0 : 15.6 WATARRKA N Plateau NT
-8.6 : 5.2 MOUNT MOORNAPA W Gippsland VIC
-8.5 : 18.6 ALI CURUNG N Plateau NT
-8.4 : 7.8 QUANDIALLA POST OFFICE SW Slopes N NSW

-7.9 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
-7.0 BUTLERS GORGE Central Plateau TAS
-6.7 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
-6.5 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS
-6.2 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC

**S** -10.1 : 4.3 KALUMBURU N Kimberley WA
-9.1 : -5.0 GLUEPOT RESERVE (GLUEPOT) Northeast SA
-7.2 : -1.4 WUDINNA AERO W Agricultural SA
-7.2 : -1.5 ROSEDALE (TURRETFIELD RESEARCH CENTRE) Adelaide/Lofty SA
-7.0 : -7.0 BUTLERS GORGE Central Plateau TAS
-7.0 : -1.2 STRAHAN AERODROME W Coast TAS

Wettest
Sunniest & dullest
Windiest
Highest gusts
Todays highest rainfall totals for the 24 hours to 9am. It includes the top 5 totals nationally followed by all reported falls of 50mm or more.
Highest and lowest recordings of hours of sunshine for the 24 hours to midnight.
Highest wind run totals in kilometres for the 24 hours to 9am (average speed in brackets). All reported runs > =25km/h are shown.
Highest wind gusts in km/h for the 24 hours to midnight followed by the hour in which it occurred. All stations with gusts > 89km/h are shown.
28.8 WYONG (WYONG GOLF CLUB) Hunter Valley NSW
25.0 NUNDLE (BENONI) NW Slopes S NSW
24.2 RANDWICK BOWLING CLUB Sydney--east NSW
22.0 PICKERING BROOK NORTH Lower West WA
22.0 KIAMA BOWLING CLUB Illawarra NSW

11.2 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
11.2 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
11.1 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
10.7 LARRIMAH N Rivers NT
10.7 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT

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0.9 CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD
0.4 EAST SALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
0.2 NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
**W** 0.0 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD
0.0 SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW

1057 (44.0) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
993 (41.4) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
950 (39.6) HINDMARSH ISLAND AWS Adelaide/Lofty SA
877 (36.5) CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS
847 (35.3) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
835 (34.8) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
833 (34.7) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
832 (34.7) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
808 (33.7) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
803 (33.5) STENHOUSE BAY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
787 (32.8) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
786 (32.8) VARANUS ISLAND Islands ISL
785 (32.7) BADGINGARRA RESEARCH STN Lower West WA
783 (32.6) MARREE AERO NE Pastoral SA
783 (32.6) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
775 (32.3) CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
763 (31.8) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
755 (31.5) EDDYSTONE POINT E Coast TAS
734 (30.6) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
733 (30.5) PORT HEDLAND AIRPORT E Pilbara WA
731 (30.5) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
713 (29.7) PORT FAIRY AWS W Coast VIC
706 (29.4) OODNADATTA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
695 (29.0) WALUNGURRU N Plateau NT
693 (28.9) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
691 (28.8) BICKLEY Lower West WA
689 (28.7) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
687 (28.6) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
686 (28.6) COOBER PEDY AIRPORT NW Pastoral SA
674 (28.1) EDITHBURGH Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
667 (27.8) PARAWA (SECOND VALLEY FOREST AWS) Adelaide/Lofty SA
665 (27.7) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
664 (27.7) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
656 (27.3) WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
653 (27.2) FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
645 (26.9) ROEBOURNE AERO E Pilbara WA
631 (26.3) BIRDSVILLE AIRPORT Channel Country QLD
630 (26.3) LAVERTON AERO Goldfields WA
630 (26.3) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
628 (26.2) MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA
628 (26.2) CAPE JAFFA (THE LIMESTONE) Lower SE SA
628 (26.2) MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
623 (26.0) MURRURUNDI GAP AWS Hunter Valley NSW
616 (25.7) MEEKATHARRA AIRPORT E Gascoyne WA
616 (25.7) CAPE BORDA Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
615 (25.6) GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
614 (25.6) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
600 (25.0) ROXBY DOWNS (OLYMPIC DAM AERODROME) NW Pastoral SA
94/15 BALLINA AIRPORT AWS North Coast NSW
85/23 JERVIS BAY (POINT PERPENDICULAR AWS) Illawarra NSW
80/21 MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
80/16 GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
80/00 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC

Downpours High AWS wind reports
High rainfall for periods of 6 hours or less from AWS and synoptic reports. Storm force gusts (>89km/h) and 10-minute mean gales (>62km/h) reported by AWSs. Wind direction and mean windspeed are shown in brackets.
QUEENSLAND
Brisbane/SE Coast
BRISBANE AERO
4.6mm in 3 min to 12:49 92.0mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
Sydney--east
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO
10.6mm in 1 hr to 06:30 10.6mm/h
South Coast
ULLADULLA AWS
7.8mm in 36 min to 05:00 13.0mm/h
MERIMBULA AIRPORT AWS
18.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 6.0mm/h
VICTORIA
Upper NE
FALLS CREEK
15.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.0mm/h
E Gippsland
ORBOST
15.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 5.0mm/h
ISLANDS
Islands
LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO
5.8mm in 15 min to 23:15 23.2mm/h

NEW SOUTH WALES
North Coast
BALLINA AIRPORT AWS : 95(260/ 69 ) at 15:56
South Coast
MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 80(200/ 67 ) at 21:00
VICTORIA
W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 80(160/ 63 ) at 00:15
ISLANDS
Islands
YXNR - name unknown : ***(110/ 65 ) at 06:00